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John Gunderson Antique Militaria
English single shot pistol by Collins - $550.00

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Fine English percussion single shot pistol. Marked on lock "COLLINS" and on top of barrel "COLLINS REGENT STT LONDON". 8" octagon barrel, about 14" overall, about .66" bore. Beautifully engraved, metal parts are overall untouched patina with light storage rust, aside from where triggerguard was broken and welded. Capbox in butt. Stock is nicely grained and has fine checkering in the grip, broken in grip and shows slight looseness, has some minor handling marks overall and a couple small insect holes near the butt. Horn forearm shows a crack under the ramrod and one small insect bite. Functional sliding safety. Mechanically good, sold as a collector item only, not warranted safe to shoot.